Aquatic Tai Chi - Hillsboro, Wisconsin
What is Aquatic Tai Chi?
Aquatic Tai Chi is a water-based exercise and relaxation program that combines deep breathing with slow movements of the body. Aquatic Tai Chi is performed in a warm water pool to relax the muscles and improve flexibility.
The benefits of Aquatic Tai Chi
- Improves flexibility and core strength
- Promotes relaxation and reduces stress
- Reduces pain and improves joint mobility
What to expect
Participants will be guided through a series of coordinated movements by instructor and physical therapist assistant, Tammy Gagnon, PTA. Movements are slow and continuous, with attention to body alignment, and accompanied by deep diaphragmatic breathing and a calm meditative state of mind. Focus is placed on maintaining a flowing movement, correct body alignment, and coordinated breathing.
This program is conducted by Tammy Gagnon, PTA. Tammy is a physical therapist assistant at Gundersen St. Joseph's Hospital and Clinics.
- Water depth is 4ft. Water temperature is 86°F.
- Participants need to wear appropriate pool attire including shorts and a t-shirt or swimwear.